Selfridges in London's Oxford Street has welcomed the Fashion East Store in its Designer Studio. The one-stop pop-up shop features the brightest and best in British design, including Fashion East's current line-up of designers and its ground-breaking alumni.
Southampton City Council has approved plans for the redevelopment of the former Bargate Shopping Centre. The proposals, designed by Corstorphine & Wright, were guided by the key aspiration of opening up the historic town walls, and include plans for retail units, restaurants, 152 one and two-bed apartments and 451 student beds.
Swiss furniture company Vitra has partnered with Selfridges to open its first dedicated Home Accessories space in the UK. Located on the fourth floor of the department store's Oxford Street flagship, the dedicated space features the new and growing Vitra Accessories collection of design objects, accessories and textiles.
Women's fashion brand Missguided will open a second store at Bluewater in Kent. Located on the Lower Rose Gallery, the 1,486 sq m statement store will also be the brand's first outside London. The store has been designed by Dalziel and Pow and will stock all of Missguided’s collections, including high fashion, lingerie and nightwear, activewear, maternity and bridal.
Premium department store House of Fraser has opened its first store in China. The store is located in Sanpower Plaza in the heart of Nanjing's Xinjiekou, the International Financial Centre. The store sits at the centre of the city's transport system and is served by the metro station, with two lines located beneath the store.